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The Great Australian BeerFest Merger

The Great Australian BeerFest Merger

Two Australian beer festivals are combining their might, with Kieran Blood from the Great Australian Beer Festival taking on new business partners, James Harding and Stacy File from BeerFest Australia.

July 20, 2021 by Will Ziebell


Dave Heads Deep South

July 20, 2021 by Alexis Buxton-Collins

Former Moo Brew head brewer Dave Macgill finally threw open the doors to his new brewpub venture this month.We called in to see what's on offer at Deep South Brewing Co as they join North Hobart's beer community.


No Gluten. All Gold

July 18, 2021 by Ben Hopkins

One of the most eye-catching moments at the 2021 AIBAs was O'Brien Beer's six golds in the Specialty category. We chatted to the founder of the GF beer pioneers as they come to the end of an equity crowdfunding campaign.


Our Story: The Next Chapter

July 15, 2021 by James Smith

In the wake of allegations and articles documenting sexual assault, abuse and harassment in the beer world, work is ongoing to make positive, lasting change in the local beer and hospitality communities. We spoke to those driving it.


An Elegantly Craftd Renaissance

July 15, 2021 by Guy Southern

Craftd brought stylish glassware to many beer lovers' homes. Now, the company is reborn after a pair of mates in WA bought the business from its founders and relaunched it with a new look range.


Brewers Take A Cold Dip

July 14, 2021 by Will Ziebell

Haze and DDH might be here to stay but brewers are trialling new ways to brew punchy, hoppy beers. We caught up with two Australian brewers taking cues from America to brew "dip hopped" and "cold IPAs".


NSW Government Boosts For Indie Brewers

July 13, 2021 by Mick Wust

Following the establishment of the NSW Independent Brewers Action Plan and an Independent Brewers Working Group in 2020, NSW brewers are reaping benefits from grants and other government support.


Who Brews Phat Beers?

July 12, 2021 by Jono Outred

Phat Brew Club joined WA's impressive beer industry this year but their origin goes back six years to when six mates got together to brew. We caught up with the team to find out more as part of our long-running Who Brews? series.


The Dark & Disgusting Minds of The Scratch

July 8, 2021 by Mick Wust

No one's ever accused the folk at The Scratch of being normal. Their festivals have cult followings, and the videos they make to promote them can be downright disgusting. We sat down with manager Becca King to find out more.


Brewmanity Find A Home In South Melbourne

July 7, 2021 by Will Ziebell

After a four year search, Brewmanity have finally unveiled plans for their brewery and taproom, which is scheduled to open in South Melbourne in early 2022. We caught up with co-founder David Neitz to find out more.

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